BELMAR, NJ — With three weeks of work complete, the Belmar Public Library’s Youth Art Workshop project is getting personal — with the young muralists adding their favorite book characters into the beach-themed group painting.

And they will continue with that task today, August 8, as their signature work is beginning to bring into focus their collective creativity and imagination. The seven-week summer project is the brainchild of art instructor Dawn Lisko, who has been guiding the youngsters in the ambitious artistic endeavor.

Children age 8 and older are invited to join in the workshop, which will be held at 4 p.m. at the library, located at 517 10th Avenue on the corner of E Street. Three more weeks remain before the mural is unveiled at an August 29 reception. It will then be permanently displayed within the Belmar Public Library community.

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And one major decision still needs to be made: Selecting a slogan for the airplane banner that is flying high in the mural’s bright blue sky.

For more information on the Youth Art Workshop, call 732-681-0775.

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